Graduate Diploma in TESOL

 

GRADUATE DIPLOMA

IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES

 

1. Aims and Objectives

The Graduate Diploma in TESOL program aims at promoting teaching professionals which is quite practice-oriented. It provides professional educators:

·         a comprehensive overview of issues in TESOL, with specific focus on current TESOL teaching methods in Vietnamese settings;

·         skills and practice necessary to implement successfully as TESOL teachers at Universities, Colleges, High schools, and Foreign Language Centers;

·         an opportunity to enhance each individual’s capacity for open, critical reflective thinking about second language teaching practice.

 

2. Courses

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Course Code

Course Title

Credits

01

16ENG503/

ENG503

Academic writing

03

02

ENG611

Theories of language learning and teaching

03

03

ENG709

Course design and materials development

03

04

ENG701

Advanced methodology for language teaching

03

05

ENG702

Language teaching practice

03

06

ENG710

Language testing and assessment

03

07

ENG501

Research methodology

03

TOTAL CREDITS

21

 

3. Requirements and Schedules

3.1 Requirements

·         A Bachelor degree in English or TESOL, and

·         IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, or

·         Passing the entrance HCMCOU proficiency test 

3.2 Schedules

·         Courses last for 07 months, at weekends;

·         Recruitment twice a year in March and September;

·         Classes at 97 Vo Van Tan campus, Dist. 3 or 35-37 Ho Hao Hon campus, Dist. 1, HCMC.

4. Degrees

Graduate Diplomas in TESOL conferred by HOU will be granted to those who completed successfully the program.

5. Further study pathway: Master courses

Diploma holders can continue studying the next phase leading to the Master’s degree in TESOL at HCMC Open University or Edith Cowan University, or University of Southern Queensland or Victoria University, Melbourne or at other universities.

 
 
 
 
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